Superintendent's Radio Minute


Tara Cloutier, Spanish Teacher at Greenfield High School, shares important news about the upcoming 24th Annual GHS Taste of World Cultures, scheduled to take place on Thursday, 03/05/2020 at 5:30 PM in the GHS cafeteria.


Lisa McGuinness, Registrar, talks about Kindergarten registration for the class of 2033!!! Parents/guardians can register their children for the 2020-2021 school year every day from 8AM to 3PM at the Central office and on Thursday evenings, at the same location, all through March from 4:30PM-6:30PM.


Superintendent Harper and her 3-year old daughter, Rose, join together in wishing everyone a safe and enjoyable mid-winter break. Superintendent Harper also shares information about Kindergarten registration for 2020-21, which is about to get underway.


Christine Stevens, Greenfield Middle School Theater teacher chats with 6th grader Ja'Siah about a new Middle School club for aspiring actors and writers called Writers Act.



This week, Superintendent Jordana Harper talks about the wonderful response to the school system's recent search for substitutes. Positions are still available. Please visit for more information.

01/13/20-Winter Concert

Greenfield High School Principal, Karin Patenaude shares important information about the upcoming winter concert on Thursday, 1/16/2020.

01/13/20-Four Corners

This week, Superintendent Harper provides a staffing update for the Discovery School at Four Corners


Superintendent Harper has some thoughts and heartfelt wishes for an enjoyable winter break.



Andrea Pasquini, Greenfield High School's Associate Principal, shares some exciting updates about upcoming the school's Community Service Day happening on December 20, 2019. Drive up and drop off your donations!


In this week's Radio Minute, Superintendent Jordana Harper shares the good news about increased pay rates for paraprofessionals and substitute teachers. GPS is still looking for qualified substitute teachers and paraprofessionals. Stop by to apply or apply right online.


Christine Stevens, Greenfield Middle School Theater Teacher, talks about the Unified Arts Team of educators at the school who developed a program for students to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness month. The program culminated with all students walking to Beacon Field. Find out more about the awesome initiative by listening to this broadcast


Newton School Principal, Melodie Goodwin, talks about the upcoming PJ nite, Thursday, 10/17 from 5:00-6:00 PM. During the activity, students meet members of the community who come to the school to read to them aloud. What exciting fun!


Anna Marchefka, 5th grade teacher at Greenfield Middle School, and two of her students talk about the role of GMS 5th graders in the Green River cleanup. The students explain that their participation in the annual trash cleanup is important because it improves the water quality for the animals that live in the Green River and the Connecticut River system. Thank you everyone for making the world a better place! For more information, please visit




In this segment of the GPS Radio Minute, Ed Voudren, GPS Director of Transportation lets everyone know that there are still a few openings for District crossing guards. If you're interested, call the Central Office at 413.772.1300 to start the application process.


In this segment, Superintendent Jordana Harper introduces us to Lynn Dole, the Middle School's new principal. Welcome, Lynn. We are very excited you've joined our vibrant GPS team.


Matt Holloway, Director of Student Services, talks about 2019-20 job openings for teachers, psychologists, and instructional assistants in the Greenfield Public Schools.


Melodie Goodwin, Newton School Principal, chats with two students who attended the Title 1 Elementary School summer program about the books they read in July.


Eliza Calkins, Food Services Director in the Greenfield Public Schools shares exciting news about the Summer Meal Program which runs through 8/16/19 and provides free breakfast and lunch for all Greenfield youth aged 18 and younger. See Youth Eat 4 Free on our website for more information.


Superintendent Harper gets involved in a "fishy" chat with Principal Karen Cousland about the trout that Middle School students raised from eggs to release. The project encouraged GMS students to think and care about conservation, and helped them make the connection between caring for their fish and caring for their local environment.


Superintendent Harper and Newton School Principal, Melodie Goodwin, talk about job openings available in the Greenfield Public Schools. For more information, please visit:


Judy Bennett, 8th grade science teacher at the Greenfield high school, introduces us to to Project 351, a statewide initiative promoting youth-led service activities in each of Massachusetts' 351 cities and town. Learn more about Greenfield high school students are doing for Project 351 from this year's project ambassador. Go Green Wave!


Stacy Quinn, Newton School Art teacher talks about the upcoming Celebration of the Arts event happening at the school on Wednesday 3/27 from 6-7. The evening will be filled with student performances and art gallery displays that will amaze all who attend. Everyone is invited.


Superintendent Jordana Harper recognizes this year's Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Award winners, sponsored by philanthropist Harold Grinspoon: Rachel Sautter (Discovery School), Mickey Warren (Newton School), and Tamara Grogan, Greenfield High School. Congratulations goes out to all of these extraordinary educators.


Superintendent Harper and Greenfield High School Spanish teacher, Scott Evans, share wonderful news about the 23rd annual Taste of World Cultures happening at the high school on March 11 from 5:30-8:00 PM. Free to the public, lots of great food, and cultural performances by students. For more information, visit


Discovery School kindergarten teacher, Paula Lavoine, talks about Kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year. Open House is 2/28/19 from 5:00-6:30 PM. For more information, visit the website.


Superintendent Harper introduces the Ed Voudren, the district's new manager of Transportation. Ed talks about some of the important tasks that he must attend to daily to get children safely to and from school.


Superintendent Jordana Harper shares exciting news about the outstanding Greenfield High School student who won this year's (2018) Superintendent Award for exceptional scholarship, contributions to community, school committee work, and more. Congratulations, Morgan!


Jessica Pollock, High School librarian, talks about the very successful Book to Movie Club, a collaborative venture between Greenfield High School students and the Greenfield Public Library.


Learn more about the music program at Federal Street School from music teacher, Gina Clark. In addition to the regular music program, several students have joined the Chorus and Band.


Superintendent Harper shares exciting news about a new grant and a recent trip to the Attorney General's office in Boston.


Melodie Goodwin, Newton School principal talks about the school's need for instructional assistants. Instructional assistants work in the classroom with the teacher to make sure that students are successful every day.



Superintendent Harper shares exciting news about the school district's new communication service, School Messenger, which allows parents and guardians to receive communications from their child's school by phone, email, and text.


Eliza Calkins, Food Service Director talks with Sam Icklan

Director of Chefs in Schools for Project Bread who has helped GPS kitchen staff prepare innovative lunch menus for GPS students.


As the new school year rapidly approaches, Melodie Goodwin, Newton School Principal, shares some important back-to-school tips for a happy and successful school start!



Superintendent Harper welcomes Eliza Calkins, the district's new Food Services Director. Eliza tells us that great things will be happening in Food Services once again this year. She plans to increase communications with parents and guardians about school menu offerings and will also host a district-wide recipe contest. Sounds delish! Welcome Eliza.



Superintendent Harper and Nancy Putnam, principal at Federal Street School, chat about the important work done every day by our instructional assistants. They make "such a difference in the quality of our students' academic careers," says Superintendent Harper. Instructional Assistant positions still available for 2018-19. Go to to apply.


Superintendent Jordana Harper gives a shout out to students, teachers, PTO, Staff and Administrators who made 2017-18 an unprecedented success. Happy summer vacation. Summer Meals Program continues. Check the website for details.


Principal Melodie Goodwin talks about Greenfield's 2018 Title I summer school offerings, which this summer include Robotics and Math in addition to Reading and Writing. Summer School starts on July 9th at Newton School. Breakfast and lunch are included.



Jake Toomey, Principal, Discovery School at Four Corners, talks with two members of the Greenfield community, who help out at the school by volunteering and reading to students.


Jessica Pollock, GHS Librarian, talks about the high school library's new STEM Makerspace , supported in part with generous funding from the Greenfield Education Foundation and the GHS Alumni Association. Invent to learn at GHS!



Superintendent Harper chats with Amy Donovan, Program Director at Franklin County Solid Waste Management about the school district's Waste Management program which has brought composting to all of our schools and Central Office.



Greenfield High School film teacher, Brendan Leowolf, provides an exciting update about the district's upcoming Annual Film Festival extravaganza (scheduled for Friday, May 11, 6:00 PM at the High School). More than just the films will be on display. Music students will perform in the lobby at 5:30 PM and student artwork will be posted for everyone to see. An event not to be missed!


Jordana Harper, Superintendent and Kia Burton-King, Greenfield's Title I Family Outreach and Community Liason tell us about the recent Parent Education Series event, an offering held in response to parent interest. More Parent Education events are being planned. Stay tuned for the updates.



Greenfield High School film production teacher, Brendan Leowolf, shares some exciting news about the upcoming Film Festival (Friday, May 11, 6-8 PM). Students, get your films ready. The submission deadline is Friday, April 6!


This week two High School students talk about the upcoming GHS Music Telethon fundraiser featuring live musical performances by students in the jazz band, wind ensemble, concert band and solo acts. Mark your calendar for Thursday March 15, 6:00-9:00 PM, and watch it live on GCTV


Greenfield High School Math teach, Inge Kuhlka, talks about the Global Glimpse program adopted by Greenfield High School for its 11th grade students.  Nominated students write essays and if selected they get to go on service trips, where they participate in meaningful service projects and learn important leadership skills.


Academy of Early Learning Principal Marisa Ross talks about PreSchool Registration and the Open House , Tuesday Feb. 13, from 5:00-6:00PM. For more information, call the school at 413.772.1390



Members of the Greenfield High School Student Council and their advisor present information about the upcoming dress drive (Friday, March 2, afterschool and March 3). Dresses are free, but not for resale!!! Donations accepted. Don't miss out on this very cool event!!!!


January 8, 2018

Dianne Ellis, Director of Student Services, talks about what Greenfield Schools are doing to increase family engagement and get parents/guardians more involved in school activities. Tune in to find out more about how you can actively participate in your child's education.

December 11, 2017

Gina Clark, Federal Street Music Teacher, provides information about the school's exciting Winter Concert, Monday December 18, @ 6:30 PM. There will be three performing ensembles: Chorus, 4th Grade Beginning Band students, and the Strings (violins and cellos) AfterSchool Program run through Artspace.

November 20, 2017

This week, Principal Nancy Putnam, Federal Street School talked about the recent annual Harvest Gathering. The school served up a fun-filled Harvest Gathering games night, along with a wonderful performance by the school chorus and many scrumptious desserts.

October 23, 2017

Stuart Elliot, Coach of the Greenfield Girls' Cross Country League,  proudly proclaims that Greenfield has won it's first ever Cross Country championship.  Congratulations Green Wave!  We wish the team all the best as it heads for the Western Mass qualifying race in November.

October 9, 2017

Middle School Associate Principal, Michelle Fenimore and fifth grade teacher Barbara Unaitis talk about a student organized community service learning project organized for Hurricane Relief. The students got together and worked really to send money through the American Red Cross. Awesome effort!

September 25, 2017

Superintendent Jordana Harper welcomes Marisa Ross, the new Principal of the Academy of Early Learning.  Marisa does double duty in the Greenfield School Department as the Assistant Director for Student Services, primarily at the Greenfield High School.

September 18, 2017

Gary Tashjian, Principal of the Middle School talks about the exciting Community Service Learning projects, middle school students are working on this year. Some projects happen in school, some in the town, some in the world! All projects are meaningful to the students that work on them.

September 11, 2017

Karin Patenaude, Principal of the Greenfield High School, shares information the  three new 2017-18 community service learning projects being carried out by students at the school. What a terrific way to develop social awareness and ethical conscience, while reinforcing a sense of belonging to the Greenfield community. Go Green Wave!

September 4, 2017

This week Madison Walker, Director of Food Services in the Greenfield Public Schools talks about breakfast and lunch services in 2017-18. Free breakfast at all our schools! Free and Reduced lunch prices remain unchanged at 40 cents. Lunch prices for other students have risen by 25 cents. And thanks to a grant, all students at Federal and Newton receive free lunch. For more information visit

August 28, 2017

At the start of the 2017-18 school year, Superintendent Harper shares good news about the Math & Science Academy at the Middle School. And, once again, this year you can follow the district's exciting happenings and developments by visiting the GPS Home page ( and following the Superintendent's Twitter feeds.

August 14, 2017

Middle School English teacher, Ashley Winn talks about the online Summer Learning Club  with over 40 incoming  grades 5, 6, and 7 students participating each week. About another dozen students participate every other week as time and family obligations permit. Students log on from home or from the Greenfield Public Library to work on math, reading, and writing activities. Whenever they reach a personalized academic goal, they earn back-to-school supplies. The online program is a resounding success!!!

July 31, 2017

Superintendent Harper shares information about how to become a substitute teacher in the Greenfield Public Schools, noting that our pay rates are now competitive with other schools and districts in the Pioneer Valley. Come join the Greenfield Schools Team!

July 10, 2017

If you're wondering about all the plywood windows at Federal Street school, listen to Alan Schmidt, Facilities Director, describe the new energy-efficient replacements that will be fully installed by the time teachers return in late August! Go Greenfield.

June 19, 2017

Jessica Wilson, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Greenfield Public Schools, talks about the free Summer Meals Program (Breakfast and Lunch) times and locations for children up to age 18. More information available on our Website

June 12, 2017

Newton Principal, Melodie Goodwin, talks about end of school year recommendations in preparation for summer vacation. Suggestions include making time for reading and setting up appointments for sports physicals, immunizations and annual health checkups.


June 5, 2017

Congratulations are in order for Newton School first grade teacher Mickey Warren and her student, Mariya who just chosen as one of 11 state winners (2500 entries) in the My Ideal School contest.

May 29, 2017

Kia Burton-King, Greenfield's Title I Family and Community Outreach Coordinator shares important information about the K-8 Title I survey currently underway. The goal of the survey is to ensure the district meets Title I family needs. We're looking for ways to improve service delivery and plan for next year.


May 22, 2017

Superintendent Harper talks with Middle School Principal, Gary Tashjian, and Middle School Associate Principal Angie Ruggeri about the fun run for Middle Schoolers scheduled for Friday, May 26, at 8:30 AM. Students run from the Middle School to the Veterans' Memorial on Main Street in downtown Greenfied.

May 15, 2017

Two Greenfield High School students from the Youth for Change Drug Prevention Group talk about prom season. Tips and strategies for a safe and healthy drug-free event are shared.


May 8, 2017

Listen to Jake Toomey, Principal of the Discovery School at Four Corners and 3 members of his student council talk about Spirit Week at the school. Students share lots of exciting details about all the fun activities planned for the week.

May 1, 2017

Superintendent Harper chats with Andrew Lipmann about the 7th annual GPS Film Festival, which is scheduled to take place this Friday, May 5 at the Greenfield HIgh School (6:00 PM). Everyone welcome to attend. Lots of great student films to enjoy.


April 24, 2017

Superintendent Harper chats with Kia Burton-King, our Title 1 Community and Family Liaison about the exciting event being hosted at the High School. There will be a screening of the documentary Screenagers, detailing the impact of screen time on teenagers' brains. Event will take place this Friday at 7:00 PM. Parent Information Session begins at 6:00 PM. Everyone is invited!!!

April 10, 2017

Middle School Principal, Gary Tashjian, presents 6th grade science teacher, Rachel Cummings, with the Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching award for being an all-around champion educator, both for students and fellow teaching colleagues.

March 30, 2017

Superintendent Jordana Harper chats with Mrs. Stacy Quinn, Art Teacher, Newton School. It's Mrs. Quinn's second year as a teacher and she recently received the Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Award for New Teachers. Her award speaks to the importance of the arts in the Greenfield Public Schools and how much we value our arts educators, says Superintendent Harper. Congratulations Mrs. Quinn.

March 21, 2017

Superintendent Harper chats with 4th grade teacher Jacki Pinger, one of three Greenfield Public School educators to win the 2016-17 Pioneer Valley Award for Excellence in Teaching. Congratulations Mrs. Pinger on a job well done!!!

March 6, 2017

Greenfield High School French teacher, Tamara Grogan talks about the upcoming Taste of World Cultures, an international potluck meal and event that takes place annually at the high school. Free and open to the public, with music, dance, and an international fashion show, everyone is invited Thursday, March 16, 5:00-7:30 PM.


February 20, 2016

Madison Walker, Director of Food Services provides an exciting update about a new partnership with Hillside Pizza, a local company that serves up the best-tasting pizza made from mostly organic ingredients with no additives or preservatives. We're going to start serving their pizza at the high school in March and expand to other schools later on. Yum!

February, 6, 2017

Newton School Principal, Melodie Goodwin reminds us that it's time for Kindergarten registration (2017-18) in the Greenfield Public Schools. Each of our 3 elementary schools is a K-4 school with its own personality and special activities throughout the year. Tours are being scheduled.

January 16, 2017

Superintendent Harper and Assistant Superintendent, Elizabeth Pratt talk about the upcoming teacher professional development day on January 27.

January 4, 2017

Superintendent Harper provides an update of the Math and Science Academy move from Green River School to the Middle School in the new 2017-18 school year. She shares exciting news about the transition team that is getting together to retain the unique character of MSA and make the move as efficient as possible.

December 16, 2016

Central Office Staff get together to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season!

December 5, 2016

Principal Gary Tashjian shares some exciting news about the Taste of World Cultures event scheduled for December 15, 2016 at the Middle School. The event celebrates cultural diversity at the school and includes a band concert and book fair. Everyone is welcome!!!

November 14, 2016

Assistant Superintendent Beth Pratt reminds everyone that the school cancellation and/or delay weather is upon us. She reminds everyone that in the event of a school closing parents/guardians will receive a telephone call or email from the district with information about the event. Information will also be posted on the website.

November 8, 2016

Federal Street School Principal Nancy Putnam and Teacher Betsy Potter share exciting news about the school's Harvest Dinner scheduled for  November 10, 2016.


September 19, 2016

Superintendent Harper shares the news about the Central Office Move to the Greenfield Middle School scheduled for Friday, October 7, 2016

September 12, 2016

Superintendent Harper chats with Melodie Goodwin, Principal of Newton School about the arrival of the Kidsfit furniture of 2nd grade--furniture that combines health and wellness with instruction for a fun approach to learning.

September 5, 2016

Superintendent Harper chats with Valorie Miller, a new addition to the district. Valorie is a talented and experienced educator who doubles as the Principal of the Academy of Early Learning and also works as the Assistant to the Superintendent for Personnel.

August 29, 2016

Superintendent Harper chats with Michael Howes, Greenfield's new Transportation Manager. Welcome Michael!

August 22, 2016

Madison Walker, Food & Nutrition Services Director in the Greenfield Public Schools, shares important information about the Breakfast and Lunch programs available to all students. Free breakfast for all! Free lunch available to students who qualify. For students who do not qualify for free lunch, the price is $2.60 (Elementary), $2.75 (Middle School) and $2.95 (High School). First day of school = Wednesday, August 31. All food prepared with the student's best nutrition interests at heart.  Welcome back everyone!

August 15, 2016

Superintendent Harper welcomes Elizabeth Pratt, the District's new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development.


July 4, 2016

Superintendent Harper talks about the district's continuous efforts to improve communication and outreach with parents and members of the community.

June 20, 2016

Superintendent Harper chats with Madison Walker, Director of Food Services, about the Summer Meals program, where Greenfield children, 18 years or younger, eat for free.


June  13, 2016

Rachel Cronen-Townsend, Technology Integration Specialist at the Greenfield Middle School, shares exciting news about the district's 6th Annual Film Festival on Friday, June 17. Come and see amazing films made by students.

May 23, 2016

Superintendent Harper announces that Jake Toomey, current principal of the Academy of Early Learning will be the new principal at the Discovery School at Four Corners, come July.


May 9, 2016

Superintendent Harper chats with the 4rth grader from Four Corners School responsible for the "Buddy Bench." If you're lonely at recess, all you need do is sit on the bench and a buddy will keep you company or invite you to play!

May 2, 2016

Suzanne Sullivan, Principal at the Discovery School at Four Corners, talks about the school's new composting program. Students have learned to separate composting from trash and recycling so that they can minimize waste. In fact, 4th grade students at the school were all part of the initial drive to get the project going by writing letters to the Superintendent and the Mayor.


March 18, 2016

Principal Melodie Goodwin, Newton Schools, shares some exciting information about Newton's Bingo for Books (March 24, 5:00PM-6:00PM). Come into school, play Bingo, and win FREE Books! Every elementary school also has its own Bingo For Books event, hosted on other days.

February 8, 2015

Superintendent Harper chats with Jake Toomey, Principal of the Academy of Early Learning Preschool about the upcoming Registration Open House on February 24th. This event is designed for new families to meet the staff and find out more about the quality Preschool programs at the Academy.


February 1, 2016

Superintendent Harper talks with Christy Moore, Greenfield's Recreation Director, and two Greenfield School students about the Greenfield Winter Carnival and their participation in the Story Walk.


January 25, 2016

It's never too early to think about 2016-17 registration in the Greenfield Public Schools. Superintendent Harper chats with Lisa McGuinness, Registrar about the exciting Kindergaten Registration event planned for February 23, 2016 at 4:00 PM.

January 11, 2016

Superintendent Harper chats with Chris Nosel, Grants Coordinator, Greenfield Public Schools about the new School Recycling Assistance Grant, a composting initiative designed to reduce waste and increase environment-friendly activities.

December 23, 2015

Season's greetings from Superintendent Harper and the Central Office staff wishing everyone happy holidays!

December 21, 2015

Superintendent Harper talks with Gary Tashjian, Principal of the Greenfield Middle School and Gina Fasoli, Associate Principal of the Math and Science Academy (a program of the Middle School) about the One School, One Read program, whereby everybody in the school (teacher and student alike) reads and discusses the same book during Advisory period. This semester, the school is reading Rob Buyea's Because of Mr. Terupt. The program, now in its second year, not only builds school culture but helps develop reading proficiency and a love of reading.

December 7, 2015

Superintendent Harper talks with Jake Toomey, Principal of the Academy of Early Learning, and Assistant for Personnel. Principal Toomey shares some exciting information about Arts Education at the PreSchool.


November 2, 2015

Superintendent Harper talks about the importance of Professional Development for teachers and the need for "caring, qualified, competent" substitutes to fill in for teachers during those training sessions.

October 27, 2015

Superintendent Harper shares information about the exciting new Digital Partnership Grant at the Middle School, a project that involves 130 Chromebooks in a wireless 1:1 pilot initiative (one student, one laptop) with grade 7 students.

October 12, 2015

Superintendent Harper and Tim Farrell talk about the upcoming Open House and the new Greenfield high school (October 24, from 9 AM to 1 PM).

September 28, 2015

Superintendent Harper talks with three grade 6 Middle School students to share information about the thrilling new partnership with Stoneleigh Burnham School. Thanks to Greenfield's Extended Learning Time grant and the partnership, the Middle School now has an equestrian program!!!

September 21, 2015

Superintendent Harper share some exciting news about the District's Strategic Plan.

September 14, 2015

Superintendent Harper chats with Madison Walker, Director of Food Services in the Greenfield Public Schools, introducing the new Breakfast in the Classroom program at three extended learning time schools: Greenfield Middle School, Newton School, and the Math and Science Program at Green River.


September 8, 2015

Superintendent Harper introduces the school district's new Title 1 Family and Community liaison, Kia Burton-McLaughlin who talks about all the exciting educational initiatives happening in District thanks to Title 1.

August 24, 2015

Superintendent Harper talks about expanded opportunities for parents to connect with their children's schools and talk with teachers.

August 10, 2015

Superintendent Harper chats with Greenfield native, Angie Ruggeri, the new associate principal at the Greenfield Middle School. Angie is no stranger to the district. She has been a teacher at Greenfield High School for the past 8 years. Welcome Angie!

July 27, 2015

Superintendent Harper talks with Jake Toomey, the new principal of the Academy of Early Learning, the district's high quality half-day/full-day preschool program.

July 7, 2015

Superintendent Harper talks with Carol Holzberg, Director of Technology about the new Web site and two its most exciting new features.

Superintendent Harper chats with Madison Walker, Director of Food and Nutritional Services, about the Free Breakfast and Lunch Summer Meals Program.
Superintendent Harper talks about the Partnership between the Greenfield Public Schools and the Greenfield Rejuvenators. Look at all those beautiful banners done by K-3 students decorating Main Steet.

June 1, 2015

Superintendent Harper provides a technology update: Greenfield has gone Google-email, docs, forms, archiving, and more

May 18, 2015

Superintendent Harper talks about School Choice options in the Greenfield Public Schools.

May 11, 2015

Superintendent Harper and Pam Mickiewicz, Aquatics Director at the Greenfield YMCA talk about the District's partnership with the YMCA that makes swim lessons available to Greenfield Public School students.

May 1, 2015

Superintendent Harper talks with Heather Evans, Principal of the Math and Science Academy about the Open House scheduled at the school for May 7. Tour the school, meet the teachers, talk with students and learn more about the accelerated math and science curriculum

April 27, 2015

Superintendent Harper talks with an welcomes Howard Barber, the new Business Manager in the Greenfield Public Schools.

April 6, 2015

Superintendent Harper talks about the 4th grade configuration changes that will happen in the fall.

March 30, 2015

Greenfield High School senior, Claire Abelson, and advisor Angela Mass, talk about the Community Dress Drive held at the high school. The event makes prom dresses available to members of the community.

January 26, 2015

Superintendent Harper shares good news about a $130,000 matching Digital Connections Partnership Schools Grant awarded to the Greenfield Middle School.

January 12, 2015

Superintendent Harper talks about Greenfield's recent good news...a school safety grant award in a very competitive grant playing fiel.

December 22, 2014

Superintendent Harper sounds the call for substitutes in the Greenfield Public Schools and announces the updated Student Handbook that will be available in the new year.

December 15, 2014

Superintendent Harper talks about the upcoming holidays and how children are looking forward to the school vacation which runs 12/23/14 (half-day) until back to school on January 5.

December 5, 2014

Superintendent Harper shares some exciting news about a wonderful art project done by Greenfield students in partnership with the Greenfield Recreation Department and the Greenfield Business Association.

November 17, 2014

Superintendent Harper talks about the District's new Family Communications Survey. Take a minute to complete the survey and let us know how best you'd like to hear what's happening in the Greenfield Public Schools.

October 20, 2014

Principal Melodie Goodwin talks about music and art opportunities offered to Newton School students through an Extended Day Program

October 6, 2014

Principal Suzanne Sullivan talks about the Discovery School at Four Corners and its designation as an Innovation School

September 29, 2014

Principal Heather Evans talks about Greenfield Math and Science Academy for students in grades 4-7

September 22, 2014

Volunteer Coordinator, Marianne Harcourt and Superintendent Harper

September 15, 2014

Superintendent Harper talks about classroom visits and improved communication with parents.

September 1, 2014

Academy of Early Learning, Principal Joan Schell

September 1, 2014

Academy of Early Learning, Principal Joan Schell and Superintendent Harper

August 19, 2014

A Busy Start, Superintendent Harper

August 19, 2014

The New High School, Superintendent Harper, with Principal Donna Woodcock


Picture of Report of Entry Findings 2014-15 PDF

Superintendent's Report of Entry Findings

GPS Entry Plan (PDF)

Greenfield Public Schools Entry Plan

Photo from 11/30/2015 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Greenfield High school

Superintendent's Opening Remarks

at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

for the new Greenfield High School (October 30, 2015)

Picture of Greenfield Public Schools Strategic Plan PDF Cover

Greenfield Public Schools Strategic Plan including Vision, Mission & Strategic Plan

(Approved 10/14/15)

Grade Configuration Study, 2014-2015

Superintendent’s Executive Summary